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Posted: Sat Aug 13, 2005 7:30 pm 
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hi all , newby to forum

every seems to talk about motors in falcons being long motor or short "what is the difference "..

And if i was looking at putting a OHC motor say out of ef el in my Xe what would i need to look out for?




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Posted: Sat Aug 13, 2005 7:41 pm 
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long vs short is, determines how much you get,

A short motor, is just that, a very minimal, could be a little as teh block+head.

long motor, will add headers, intake, looms, fuel rail/injectors etc.



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Posted: Sat Aug 13, 2005 7:54 pm 
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a short motor is every thing from the headgasket down.

a long motor includes the head




Posted: Sun Aug 14, 2005 7:21 pm 
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tickford_6 is right, a short motor will not have a head on it, long motor will.



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Posted: Mon Aug 15, 2005 6:40 pm 
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short = block, crank, pistons, bearings etc.

long = short motor + head, cam, valves, etc (whole engine)



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